RT @ActionEconomy@twitter.com

A wonderful hour and a half in which we discuss how to establish if a game is "designable" and, how to start designing it. And then set insane timelines for playtest drafts.

What a joy!

youtu.be/0tWjeJGytK4

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/ActionEconomy/stat

RT @ChaoticThey@twitter.com

Not to be Controversial (apparently) but a part of sex positivity is stressing that it is ok, normal, and healthy to not want sex or have no desire for sex just as much as it is normal, ok, and healthy to want or have a desire for sex.

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/ChaoticThey/status

RT @LindsayPB@twitter.com

the biggest disservice cyberpunk as a genre did was make dystopia look cool, rather than what it is - crushing, suffocating, and boring as hell.

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/LindsayPB/status/1

RT @AMFC_Podcast@twitter.com

Oh hey, @IronHillBrewery@twitter.com

Please give us 2 minutes of your time. We promise this partnership will be a beautiful thing

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/AMFC_Podcast/statu

RT @lackingceremony@twitter.com

Satire is when you replicate the logics of power in a way that lampoons power. Replicating the logics of power in a way that lampoons the downtrodden is just regular, old violence.

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/lackingceremony/st

RT @WalterStephanie@twitter.com

Language is important. It's not easy when writing code articles to pay attention to all the little details, but words like "simple" "easy" or "obviously" might make the reader feel uncomfortable if they don't succeed in this easy task.
I used "you just have to" a lot ๐Ÿ˜ถ

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/WalterStephanie/st

RT @noellaRH

I created a little game jam on itch.io for my spring break focused on making games that play in less than two hours. Design with me! - itch.io/jam/short-and-easy-jam

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/noellaRH/status/11

RT @mariekeyn

Dear writers,

Easy ways to make your descriptions more inclusive:

๐Ÿ”น๏ธ men and women โžก๏ธ people
๐Ÿ”น๏ธ both genders โžก๏ธ all genders
๐Ÿ”น๏ธ opposite gender โžก๏ธ different gender
๐Ÿ”น๏ธ brothers/sisters (if uncertain) โžก๏ธ siblings
๐Ÿ”น๏ธ he/she, his/her (if uncertain) โžก๏ธ they, their

Thanks!

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/mariekeyn/status/1

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Today is "Cinnamonroll day" in Sweden.
No, I don't know why or when this happened and it sounds like a "We need to sell more cinnamon rolls!" holiday.

That said I noticed the people that DO "celebrate" it are mostly people new to Sweden - and I can get why. It's tricky AF to get into a new society, Swedes are also very excluding and hard to reach so any formal, or formalized, kind of social or common event is attractive as a gangway into the society.

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There is now a "clear previous aliases" button on Steam. Useful if you need to remove your deadname or gendered names from the list.

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Mastodon should really have a setting to allow you to toot to only people who you mutually follow

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Programmers: Always use descriptive variable names

Mathematicians: Single letter variable names always, ideally from obscure/dead alphabets

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video games are basically impossible to make tbh and any that get released are miracles

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People often wonder why printers are so cantankerous but frankly any device that embeds pigmented runes in the remains of long-dead trees is going to be stricken by an ancient faerie curse from the start

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Internet culture as such a weird combination of "everything is flawlessly recorded forever" and "you just had to be there". Everything is simultaneously permanent and ephemeral. We're drowning in records that have no context, and context that has no records

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gender is a scam invented by bathroom companies in the 1960's in order to sell more bathrooms

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Hey fediverse if you want a game about disaster queers fighting fascists while using mechs made out of meat, buy the shit out of Extreme Meatpunks Forever.

Episodic; the first season is almost complete.

hthr.itch.io/extreme-meatpunks

#meatpunks

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